Mathematics Unit 3: Numeracy
SCQF Level 4
Learn key skills in numeracy, money, time and measurement.
Why take this course?
This Unit forms part of the National 4 Mathematics Course but can also be studied as a stand along Unit. The National 4 qualification enables learners to select and apply straightforward mathematical skills in a variety of mathematical and real-life situations. Learners interpret, communicate and manage information in mathematical form.
The aim of this particular Unit is to develop learners’ numerical and information handling skills to solve straightforward, real-life problems involving number, money, time and measurement. As learners tackle real-life problems, they will decide what numeracy skills to use and how to apply these skills to an appropriate level of accuracy.
What you will experience
You will cover the numerical skills to solve straightforward, real-life problems involving money/time/measurement and interpret graphical data, as well as situations involving probability. You will also learn to use these solutions to explain decision making.
This course requires you to manage your workload independently, and will involve attendance at a campus or centre - often for assessment purposes only.
You will require completion of a National 3 Lifeskills Mathematics Course, relevant component units or an equivalent course.
What you will need
You will need a calculator for this course.
What you need to know
Please note that fee waivers may apply. Find out more about funding for part-time courses.
At North East Scotland College
On successful completion of this course, you could progress to the National 5 level course.
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This course requires some attendance at College, often for assessment purposes only. Please enquire about expectations for your specific course when booking.
|40 Hours over 2 Months||£110.00||
|Paper applications only|
You must submit a paper application form for this course and return it to us completed and signed.
Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:
The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus
UK AB25 1BN
Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:
Telephone: 01224 612330
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